Halloween Fiery Jackets Recipe

Halloween Fiery Jackets Recipe ….

Preparation: 10mins
Cooking: 1hr 10mins

Serves 6

Per serving: 335 calories, 9.4 fat, 4.0g saturates, 10.3g sugars, 0.37g salt

Contains a over a third of your RDA of Vitamin C and counts for two of your 5-a-day

You will need:

  • 6 baking potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 (400g) pack lean lamb mince
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 10ml/2tsp ground cumin,
  • 10ml/2tsp coriander
  • 10ml/2tspsmoked paprika
  • 1/2-1tsp/2.5-5ml chilli flakes
  • 450g/1lb carrots, peeled and coarsely grated
  • 1 (400g) can tomatoes
  • 15ml/1 tbsp tomato puree
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 45ml/3tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • Sour cream mixed with chopped coriander to serve, if liked


  1. Preheat the oven to 220C/ Fan 200C/450F/Gas Mark 7.
  2. Scrub the potatoes clean, then place on a baking tray.
  3. Bake for 35-40mins or until tender.
  4. Meanwhile, Heat a large pan or wok, add the lamb mince without any extra oil, and sauté over a medium heat for 6-8mins, stirring to break up the mince, until it is nicely browned.
  5. Add the onion, garlic and pepper and sauté for 2mins.
  6. Add the spices and carrots, cook for 1 min.
  7. Then add the tomatoes, puree and plenty of salt and pepper.
  8. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 10mins.
  9. Stir well, then simmer uncovered for a further 5mins or until the juices have thickened slightly.
  10. Adjust the seasoning.
  11. Split the baked potatoes and spoon a little of the mince mixture into each.
  12. Serve topped with sour cream mixed with chopped coriander if liked.

Recipe and photo credits by- British Carrots website

Claire Justine
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  1. Coombe Mill
    26th October 2012 / 8:50 am

    These sound lovely, I do like a recipe with a bit of spice and a kick to them.

    • Clairejustine
      26th October 2012 / 1:37 pm

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  2. working-mom
    26th October 2012 / 12:26 pm

    Great post!!This just looks delicious 🙂 :)Love, Olivia

    • Clairejustine
      27th October 2012 / 5:10 pm

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  3. Jodi Whitted
    26th October 2012 / 2:31 pm

    My hubby would loooove this! Thanks!

    • Claire Justine
      29th October 2012 / 10:31 pm

      Thanks for the comment 🙂

  4. Kathy Shea Mormino
    31st October 2012 / 2:23 pm

    Hi! Stopping in to invite you to join us at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week! I hope to see you there!Cheers!KathyThe Chicken Chick

  5. موسوعة الطبخ
    8th January 2013 / 1:27 pm

    very beautiful thank you so much and have nice day =)

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